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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Hypnosis is tremendously beneficial in childbirth, not only as a pain relief during labour but also to enhance relaxation and harmony in pregnancy. Whether it’s your first baby or you’re already a mum, each and every pregnancy and birth is unique. Maybe this time you want to be more pro-active in the decision making and feel more in control and confident in your own birthing ability.

For Body and mind provide childbirth preparation classes including HypnoBirthing® Courses that will help you remain calm, relaxed and confident during childbirth and also in pregnancy, enabling you to embrace this amazing and wonderful experience.

The One to One Childbirth Preparation Programme

This course consists of three hypnotherapy sessions for mums-to-be, helping to prepare the body and mind for childbirth. This course will enable you to feel calm and confident about birthing your baby. The sessions are tailored specifically and individually to you, so any fears or concerns you may have held about pregnancy/childbirth are addressed and alleviated.

An initial free consultation is offered to identify your expectations, needs and requirements before commencing the classes. The one to one programme costs £140.00 for three x 80 minute session/classes.

Single sessions of Hypnosis for childbirth are also available and are charged at £60.00 per session.

HypnoBirthing® (The Mongan Method)

This wonderful course for mum’s to be and their birthing partners, consists of 12.5 hours of tuition held over five classes. You will learn relaxation and breathing techniques to help you achieve a confident, calm and gentle birth for you and your baby.

The HypnoBirthing course includes the following:

  • The HypnoBirthing Manual
  • The Rainbow Relaxation and Birthing Affirmation CD
  • HypnoBirthing Scripts
  • Your Personal Birthing Plan
  • Other supporting documentation and class handouts
  • Snacks and refreshments during classes

Some key advantages and benefits of HypnoBirthing:

  • Teaches deep levels of relaxation to eliminate the fear that causes tension and pain
  • Teaches breathing and visualisation techniques to enable you to work confidently with your body
  • Massage techniques to release endorphins
  • Greatly reduces and often eliminates the need for chemical painkillers and drugs
  • A special integral role for the Birthing Partner
  • Shortens the first stage of labour
  • Empowers parents with techniques to achieve a calm birth for themselves and their baby
  • Fewer breech positions and other complications
  • Reduces the need for episiotomy
  • Reduces and often eliminates fatigue during labour
  • More rapid postnatal recovery

The Group Course costs £260.00 per couple.

Private Courses are also available.

Please call for dates of the next available group course.